7th Annual Bird Fest at Indy Parks

Mark your calendars for May 11-12 as the 7th Annual Bird Fest takes flight! Visit the Eagle Creek Ornithology Center along with various other park spaces to take part in exploring the vibrant world of local birds.

Whether you’re a seasoned birder or new to the hobby, there’s something for everyone at Bird Fest. Learn to identify local wildlife through free guided hikes, led by experienced birders. These hikes are designed to be family-friendly and accessible, ensuring that even the littlest bird enthusiasts can join in on the excitement. For those looking to dive deeper into the world of birding, birding experts will offer specialized hikes. Families can also participate in adaptive and inclusive outings to accommodate various needs.

In addition to guided hikes, Bird Fest offers workshops and activities to engage visitors of all ages. From educational presentations on bird behavior to hands-on crafting sessions, there’s plenty to learn and discover. Meet resident raptor ambassadors including falcons, owls, and an eagle, and learn about their unique care and feeding.

Admission for Bird Fest is free with parking, which is $6 for in-county residents and $7 for those living outside of Marion County. Be sure to follow along on Eagle Creek Park’s social media to learn the latest updates and schedule information.

Join us at Eagle Creek Park for a weekend of learning and exploration. Mark your calendars for May 11-12 as the 7th Annual Bird Fest takes flight!


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